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Tragedies make us appreciate the good stuff.

Last week, the hubby and I watched a psychological thriller which was really a tragedy of ancient Greek proportions. So as to avoid providing a spoiler for this movie, I won’t mention the title. In essence, a man comes home to discover that his (insane) wife has drowned their three young children. I found the […]

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Raspberries, White Knuckles, and sunshine.

Theo started blowing raspberries yesterday, six days shy of four months old. He’s doing it now as he sits on my knee. It’s the most ridiculous thing, and hilarious. For the past week, Theo and I have made watching the video below a daily treat. “White Knuckles” by OK Go. It has goggies. Yesterday I […]

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20 tips you won’t probably find in a baby book.

Okay, I admit I’ve only been doing this for three and a half months. But I like to think I’ve learned a thing or two from the experience. Buy lots of bibs once the baby is around two months old and starts to drool a lot. Keep them on baby all day except when he […]

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Such a fun evening!

Today we received the Rainforest Jumperoo I ordered last week, hoping that Theo would like it since he likes to dance so much and otherwise be up on his feet. My instincts were spot-on. Witness the Jumperoo-love: Still photos which turned out pretty well: I also captured some fun time with Daddy Vlady this evening. […]

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A mighty neck.

Here’s the latest new thing: Theo is trying to sit up on his own. For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been impressed by T’s ability to sit upright on my thigh when lightly supported by my hands on his back and tummy. About a week ago, I noticed that when he is leaning back—in […]